This drill teaches and reinforces the proper blocking technique when in pass protection. The two biggest keys to delivering a strong punch, are for the player to pivot his feet, and keep his thumbs up and his elbows in. This will allow him to maintain a powerful base and stay in a low, strong athletic stance without losing balance.
In this drill, offensive linemen learn how to perform solid run blocking on linebackers, by learning to block according to the reaction of the linebacker.
Purpose To work on decelerating into cuts, footwork, and blocking in the run game. Set Up Have players pair off with teammates of similar strength and size. Each pair will need a
Purpose To teach players how to track and block defenders. Set Up Begin by putting four cones down, 5 yards apart with one pair 3 yards behind the other. One player will
Purpose Offensive lineman learn that blocking is not just about hitting a player once and then letting them go. It is about engaging, maintaining and driving that block out of
Purpose This drill reinforces to offensive lineman that they need to fire out of their stance and get to their block fast. Set Up You can line up 5 offensive linemen at
Purpose Helps linemen understand how far their blocking assignments should be taken. Set Up You can set up an offensive line against tackling dummies first, and you can put a running back
Purpose This drill rewards the offensive linemen that fire out of their stance and drive their block for 10 yards. Each player will begin to understand the importance of firing
Drill Type: Offensive Line Drill Purpose This drill focuses on reading and plugging up gaps before the ball carrier can get out into the linebacking core or secondary. Set Up Set up
In today's blog post, we are talking about a great running back block drill set that is important to include in your practice plan, because we need to be sure
In today's video blog post, I am showing you two great mirror drills that you can implement into your practice plan immediately - the “3 Point” Mirror Drill, and the
In today's video blog post, we are talking about cut blocking, and a great offensive line drill called "Rip The Hip". Cut Blocking has a lot of great uses,
2 Drills to Improve Pass Blocking Skills In today's video blog post, we are talking about 2 great drills to improve your pass blocking skills - the “3 Point Mirror Drill”
Football has evolved into a hand contact game. It's all strength, and all upper body. Your feet take you to where your block needs to go, but you use your
Today's video segment discusses some essential run blocking techniques that you need to address with your players. From hand positioning to footwork, you'll gain many valuable tips to help
I came up with this blocking drill for my players who were (1) starting football for the 1st time or (2) were timid about hitting. Every team has players who are afraid to hit.
My primary issue has been adding some excitement to the seemingly boring task of offensive blocking. Recently I achieved some moderate success taking the players through a modified version of the old plank drill.